skin microbiome

The Skin Microbiome: An Integrative Dermatologist’s Perspective

“Is my skin dirty?” one of my patients asked me this week when I was explaining the role of skin microbiome and her skin issue. And the answer is YES…

DIM: Supplement for Acne

Are you bracing yourself before you look in the mirror in the morning to see what crazy pimples showed up overnight? Sometimes it seems that the…

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Is Your Nail Polish Toxic???

Have you noticed all of the creative designs and patterns on women's nails these days?? It's fascinating to me how much expression can be stated on…

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How Do I Get Rid Of My Acne Scars?

Ugh...Isn’t it bad enough that I have pimples? Why does it have to leave scars behind as well? About 80% of patients with acne suffer from scarring.…

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The Gut-Skin Connection: How is it all connected? Part 1

Over five years ago, a physician friend of mine who was in the Integrative Medicine Fellowship with me called and said they were coming to Phoenix…